10 Hilarious And Unconventional Units Of Measurement

We bet you had no idea that there are alternative units of measurement to the regular ones such as height, length, weight and time. There’s actually a way to measure happiness, class length, concentration, marriage and even the sensitivity of a computer mouse! To discover these and many more, go through our list of ten humorous and unconventional units of measurement that will shock you and make you laugh at the same time. From donkeypower to the beard-second, these are 10 humorous and unconventional units of measurement.

The Beard-Second

The beard-second is not so rarely used to measure really small distances such as those in integrated circuits.


Mickeys are known as measurements of speed and direction of movement of the computer mouse. Mouse sensitivity can be measured in mickeys per inch.